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West Des Moines Attractions

It's hardly surprising that so many people head to West Des Moines every year. This alluring city is filled with things to do. Whether you're fond of visiting local attractions or having a go at more exhilarating activities, you won't have a dull moment here.

Learn what makes West Des Moines tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Browse through our top 7 fun activities in West Des Moines, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in West Des Moines with Kids

There are loads of fun activities to do with your kids in and near West Des Moines. Keep the crew happy with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in West Des Moines

A visit to West Des Moines doesn't have to break the bank. You can leave your wallet at home if you go to:

West Glen Town Center - Mingle with the local people and seek out the real character and charm of this wonderful place.

Mercy Medical Center West Lakes - If you'd love to explore some of the more important or unique places in the community, this is a great place to start.

Walnut Woods State Park - Let the rugged natural beauty here soothe your soul.

Walnut Woods State Park - Recharge your mind and soul by spending time with Mother Nature.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in West Des Moines on a sunny day?

Make the best of a sunny day with experiences like a Des Moines History Walk Tour and a City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of Iowa.

Are there cheap things to do in West Des Moines?

Prepare for some inexpensive fun with a City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of Iowa or a Des Moines History Walk Tour.

What can you do in West Des Moines for free?

You could put your cash in the hotel safe for the day, because these attractions will cost you nothing at all:

  • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • West Glen Town Center
  • Valley West Mall
  • Mercy Medical Center West Lakes